Clayton Kuhn focuses his legal practice on banking law, creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, mortgage servicing litigation, regulatory violations, shareholder disputes, fiduciary litigation, corporate trustee issues and trust and estate litigation matters. He has successfully represented beneficiaries and trustees in the termination of numerous irrevocable trusts, and successfully tried a week-long trust contest for his clients. Clayton is a graduate of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy Trial Academy.
Utilizing his banking and transactional background and substantive business law knowledge, Clayton is experienced in litigation matters including lender liability claims; compliance with federal laws and regulations, such as Regulation B, the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, RESPA, Truth in Lending, and HAMP; breach of fiduciary duty claims; contract disputes; ownership disputes between partners, shareholders, or members of closely held businesses; and Will and Trust contest actions, including claims of undue influence and lack of capacity. In the service of his clients, Clayton has addressed issues throughout the Midwest and beyond, including Washington, Virginia, Alabama and New Jersey.
When working with clients, Clayton is easygoing and collaborates with clients to establish clear goals and expectations for each situation.
At Sandberg Phoenix, Clayton chair’s the firm’s Fiduciary Litigation Team and is a member of the Bankruptcy and Judicial Estoppel and Class Action teams. He also serves as a mentor for the Summer Associates Program and Coordinator for Associate Assignments and previously served as a member and Past Co-Chair and Treasurer of the Sandberg Phoenix Charitable Efforts Foundation.
Outside the office, Clayton enjoys golfing, traveling to warm destinations and listening to music, particularly country, folk and blues. He is an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and of attending trivia nights to support local charities.